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New Zealand: A Vape Ban Imposed on Otago’s Most Popular Beaches

Playgrounds, sports fields and swimming pools in the Queenstown Lakes District, have already been smoke-free for several years now. Similarly this recent measure was...

Kiwi PM About the Imminent Vaping Regulations

Talking on a morning show about her stance on vaping regulations, the Prime Minister insisted that the devices should be treated and regulated as...

NZ: Tobacco Companies Use Tax Increases to Cover Price Hikes

Professor Richard Edwards, an Otago University academic and co-director of the ASPIRE 2025 project, is pointing out that excessive and hidden voluntary price hikes...

ASH New Zealand’s Report: A Surge Strategy for Smokefree Aotearoa 2025

“This report confirms the critical importance of vaping and the availability of vape products. If the Government is serious about tobacco harm reduction it...

NZ Vape Brand “Vapo” Enters UK E-Cig Market

Vapo National Sales Manager for the UK/EU, Michael Mason, said that the interest in the product has so far been significant and that the...

New Zealand’s 2025 SmokeFree Goal Still Not on Track

In December 2018, a team of researchers from New Zealand’s University of Otago, had pointed out that the likelihood of New Zealand achieving its...

New Zealand: Vaping Products Now Sold in Pharmacies

Local e-cig company Vapix, which is a sub-brand of Kiwi vaping company Alt New Zealand, is now being sold in Unichem and Life Pharmacy...

NZ Health Ministry: E-Cigs Are Intended Only For Smokers

In the coming weeks, the Ministry of Health is introducing the Smoke-free Environments (Vaping) Amendment Bill in Parliament. This measure is expected to set...

NZ Study: Nicotine-Containing E-Cigs Most Effective Smoking Cessation Tools

Associate Professor Dr. Natalie Walker and Professor Chris Bullen from the University of Auckland, collected results from 1124 participants, 40% of which were Maori...

NZ: New Data Reveals Sharper Decline in Cigarette Sales in The...

The Health Promotion Agency gathered data from supermarkets, service stations and liquor store sales. The compiled stats indicated that the number of cigarettes sold...
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